NBC6 APC Associate

Posted: 1/29/2020

Location: Miramar, Florida
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

  • Responsible for assisting in the operation of the automated equipment used in the production of a television broadcast. Will assume the responsibilities of the APC (Automated Production Control) Operator or Production Associate when assigned.
  • Assists the APC operator with the preparation of all broadcasts, PSA's, commercials, client shoots, etc.
  • Monitors and will be actively involved with quality assurance, automation system interfaces/inputs, and other equipment used for television production and on-air station operations. This includes, but is not limited to: electronic graphics, audio, server operation, video playback, live-shot/field communications, commercial monitoring/integration and robotics.
  • Responsible for Robotic camera operations/camera setup/shading/facilities readiness and pre-show equipment checks.
  • Performs various station and/or remote operator duties for production of live and taped programming, news, station promotion, community service projects, commercials, and other productions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned as outlined in the operating procedures.

  • • Minimum of 2 years previous related production work experience in one or more of the following areas: Director, Assistant Director, Electronic Graphics, audio, camera operations and/or camera robotics.
    • Strong Computer Skills: Minimum 3 years of experience with computer applications working and monitoring multiple screens and software applications simultaneously in a broadcast environment.
    • Must be willing to work at the station in Miramar location
    • Must be willing to take drug test and submit to a background investigation
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

    • Knowledge of television production techniques and operating production equipment
    • 1+ years experience with Automated Production Control systems (Ross OverDrive or Grass Valley Ignite preferred)
    • Associates or BA degree in Telecommunications or related field or currently enrolled in a college working toward a degree preferred
    • Should be capable or willing to learn and perform the skill set of APC Operator
    • Displays a positive work ethic and can work under tight deadlines
    • High degree of integrity and professionalism
    • Up to date on and interested in current news events
    • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
    • Ability to work well and communicate with others
    • Familiarity with iNEWS, ENPS, Dalet or equivalent newsroom computer systems
    • Familiarity with Omneon, EVS, or other server based playback operation

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